Places to Visit

The Galphay Inn

Chris & his team welcome you to the Galphay Inn, come and try their hand pulled beers and home cooked food.
Galphay Inn Website

Studley Royal and Fountains Abbey

Studley Royal Park including the ruins of Fountains Abbey is a designated World Heritage Site in North Yorkshire, England. The site, which has an area of 323 hectares (800 acres) features an 18th-century landscaped garden, some of the largest Cistercian ruins in Europe, a Jacobean mansion and a Victorian church designed by William Burges.
Fountains Abbey Website

Ripon Cathedral

Ripon Cathedral has a history stretching back almost fourteen centuries. The Cathedral is fully accessible, with the exception of the Crypt and the Library. Wheelchairs are available for the use of visitors.
Ripon Cathedral Website

Brimham Rocks

Explore Brimham Rocks, and have a great day out at nature’s playground. This amazing collection of weird and wonderful rock formations makes a great day out for families, climbers and those wanting to enjoy the simple pleasures of fresh air and magnificent views over Nidderdale.
Brimham Rocks Website

Newby Hall & Gardens

Newby Hall is home to a wonderful collection of Chippendale furniture, Gobelins tapestries and classical statuary. With 25 acres of award winning gardens including one of Europe’s largest double herbaceous borders, an enchanting woodland walk and a miniature railway, younger visitors will also enjoy the exciting adventure gardens.
Newby Hall Website

Ripon Races

Ripon has hosted some of the most exciting, prestigious and enjoyable racing in the country for more than 300 years. It never fails to impress year on year with its outstanding back drop and exciting atmosphere. Always challenging itself to improve and build on spectator experience
Ripon Races Website

Lightwater Valley Theme Park

Escape to Lightwater Valley and discover the excitement of a day bursting with thrills, chills and adventure
Lightwater Valley Website 

Hackfall Wood

Hackfall appears today to be a natural wood, a “beautiful wilderness” to quote one of the 19th century writers who thought Hackfall wood one of the most beautiful places in the country. In fact it is very much a landscape moulded by man.
Hackfall Wood Website